Ruth A. Aven collection
Scope and Contents note
Collection consists of newspaper clippings, a photograph, and a personal narrative, collected by Ruth Allen Aven. All the items in the collection deal with various ancestors of Aven, including her father, Samuel H. Allen, and maternal grandfather, John Lowry. The collection dates from 1887 to 1949.
- Aven, Ruth A. (Ruth Allen), 1899-2000 (collector, Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Ruth A. Aven collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Ruth A. Aven (1899-2000) was a family historian in California.
Aven was born April 3, 1899 in Provo, Utah, to Samuel and Ida Allen. She married Horace Aven November 24, 1927. The couple eventually moved to California, where Ruth stayed after the death of Horace in 1973. Ruth Allen Aven died April 24, 2000.
1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Papers includes newspaper clippings, a photograph and a personal narrative, all concerning various ancestors of Aven. The collection dates from 1887 to 1949.
Custodial History note
Donated by Ruth Allen Aven in 1993.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donation; Ruth Allen Aven; 1993.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Processing Information note
Processed; Mary Downs; 2009.
- Register of Ruth A. Aven collection
- Mary Downs, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
- 24 August 2009
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.